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How dangerous is the Pope?

In 2014, Cardinal Raymond Burke, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, the second highest judicial office in the Catholic Church, was removed from his post by Pope Francis. 941 more words

Surprising Facts

Connections: August 22

The Swiss Guard of the park

hissed that he would bust us

we maintained our innocence

but still he didn’t trust us.

All we wanted was photos… 15 more words



From the movie GLADIATOR

Marcus Aurelius: Are you ready to do your duty for Rome?

Commodus: Yes, father.

Marcus Aurelius: You will not be emperor. 406 more words


Hafsah learns about...the Swiss Guard

Today Hafsah is going to tell us about the Swiss Guard. What are they, Hafsah?

The Swiss Guards are the people who guard the Pope and protect him from the……world?

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The Sistine Chapel

Inside Vatican City, after seeing the immense St. Peter’s Basilica, we exited the church onto St. Peter’s Square again. We were right outside the entrance into the Pope’s private quarters. 689 more words


The Vatican City and St. Peter's Basilica

Attached to Rome is the smallest country in the world – the Vatican.

Vatican City is the centre of modern Christianity and the official home of the Pope, but as a non-Christian I was more interested in the history and the decadence of this microstate than the actual reason for its existence. 998 more words